Emergency contact resources in B.C.
If you, or someone in your care, has chest pains, difficulty breathing or severe bleeding, it could be life-threatening. Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately.
Further emergency contact information for physical and mental health resources are available below.
Ambulance, fire, police
Lower Mainland: 604-682-5050Addiction services
Toll free: 1-800-567-8911
Access Central - Detox Referral Line: A network of direct and contracted addiction services for substance use problems, including counselling, needle exchange, opiate replacement therapy, withdrawal management and youth prevention.
24-hour, confidential health information and advice
Deaf or hearing-impaired (TTY): 711
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention (Crisis Centre)
Confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including feelings which may lead to suicide.
Lower Mainland: 604-872-3311
Toll Free: 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
Deaf or hearing-impaired (TTY): 1-866-872-0113
Kids Help Phone
Immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.